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global warming combat manual

Bruce E. Johansen

global warming combat manual

solutions for a sustainable world

by Bruce E. Johansen

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Citizen participation,
  • Global warming -- Prevention -- Citizen participation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBruce E. Johansen ; foreword by James E. Hansen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD171.7 .J64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16638036M
    ISBN 109780313352867
    LC Control Number2008008987

    (These pages are greatly expanded, including extensive footnotes, in the new book: Climageddon. Global warming is a term used for the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects. Scientists are more than 95% certain that nearly all of global warming is caused by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other . Climate change: It's real, and our response will take two forms: slowing it down if we can and learning to live with the change we can't stop anymore. Watch these TED Talks for .

      Climate Change: Legislation. The Kyoto Protocol is an international effort to combat global climate change. Developed at the “United Nations’ Convention on Climate Change” in , this treaty is aimed at capping the number of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere by holding nations accountable to their environmental impact commitments. countries have signed and . (shelved 3 times as global-warming) avg rating — , ratings — published Want to Read saving.

    The Global Warming Combat Manual describes the practical measures that readers can take in their daily lives to reduce their carbon footprints, while showing how . In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way. Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it?


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